Thailand’s Underwater Wedding Ceremony

Every year the Thai province of Trang holds an underwater marriage ceremony on Valentine’s Day for couple to exchange or renew vows beneath the crystal clear waters of Southern Thailand

Koh Phi Phi Reborn

Thailand’s most famous island paradise has been restored to its former glory thanks to the spectacular efforts of thousands of volunteer divers from all around the globe

Similan Islands: After The Tsunami

The Similan Islands have survived the tsunami, and are poised to strengthen their reputation as Thailand’s premier dive destinatio

Freediving in Thailand – Apnea Total

I wrote a short piece for Fah Thai magazine about my friend Monica Ganame, the Argentinian freediving record holder who lives on Koh Tao and co-owns the freediving school Apnea Total

When Harlequin Shrimp Attack

Only an inch or so long, harlequin shrimp are one of the most beautiful – and elusive – critters you can encounter while diving in Thailand. What they lack in size they make up for in fiestiness though…

Diving on Phuket’s Coral Reef Squadron

In November 2008 four World War II planes and six helicopters were sunk off Bang Tao beach in Phuket to create an artificial reef. We went and had a look…

Return To The USS Lagarto – July 2008

The Thailand technical diving vessel MV Trident returned to the wreck of World War II submarine USS Lagarto in July 2008, to check on the wreck’s state one year on from their last inspection. Ayesha Cantrell describes what they saw on their guardianship dive.

USS Lagarto – The Lost Submarine Is Found

The World War II submarine USS Lagarto had gone missing in action until it was found by two British deep sea divers in the Gulf of Thailand. Ayesha Cantrell dived the wreck with them and described this important act of remembrance for Diver magazine

Manta Rays At Koh Lanta, Thailand

Manta Rays traditionally appear en masse at the beginning of the dive season in Koh Lanta, and this year is no exception. This week up to four mantas have been seen together around Koh Lanta’s dive sites

USS Lagarto Submarine Formally Identified

The submarine discovered in the Gulf Of Thailand last year by a commercial diver has been formally identified by the US Navy as the USS Lagarto.

Pattaya Diving: The Wreck Of The Steamship Suddhadib

A new DVD tells the fascinating history of one of Thailand’s most popular wreck dives and provides great footage of its present day status as a marine life haven

Koh Tao Dive Sites: Twins, Japanese Gardens, Mango Bay

Koh Tao’s training sites offer a perfect environment for novice divers to explore, and there’s surprises for more experienced divers too

Koh Tao Dive Sites: Green Rock, White Rock, Shark Island

Three of Koh Tao’s staple dive sites which offer interesting aquatic encounters with the local marine life – although it’s not always wanted…

Koh Tao Dive Sites: Hin Daeng

A spectacular reef dive with mesmerising coral formations and a memorable swimthrough, Hin Daeng is one of the great hidden gems of Koh Tao

Koh Tao Dive Sites: South West Pinnacle and Sail Rock

South West Pinnacle and Sail Rock are both geographically dramatic dives, providing deep depths and interesting ascents